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This unit introduces the mental health of older people. This includes the key elements of ageing, and the changes experienced when old and very old and its impact on the personal ecology and the inter-relationship changes.
Positive ageing and the support of improved outcomes for the older person are also explored, and the key focus on work and professional practice and inter-professional collaboration.
This is a knowledge module and involves independent study and the completion of assessments which will involve undertaking two quizzes.
This unit has starting dates of 08 February, 15 March, 03 May, 02 August, 06 September, and 25 October during the 2021 academic year.
Upon completion of the unit, students will be able to: